Some Power Line delusion. I had the opportunity this afternoon to be part of a relatively small group who heard President Bush talk, extemporaneously
August 23, 2006

Some Power Line delusion.

I had the opportunity this afternoon to be part of a relatively small group who heard President Bush talk, extemporaneously, for around forty minutes.---I've sometimes worried about how President Bush can withstand the Washington snake pit and deal with a daily barrage of hate from the ignorant left that, in my opinion, dwarfs in both volume and injustice the abuse directed against any prior President.

Apparently, he forgot what many from the right did to Clinton for years as Michael Isikoff wrote:

It was at this point, he writes, that he realized with more clarity than he had in the past that he “was in the middle of a plot to get the president.” “I was only covering it, of course,” he now writes. “Or so I told myself. But I was covering it from the inside, while it was unfolding, talking nearly every week with the conspirators as they schemed to make it happen.”

Bill didn't mislead this country into an immoral war that has weakened us in every conceivable way and destabilized the entire Middle East--creating more terrorists for us to defend against.

Iraq provides terrorists with "a training ground, a recruitment ground, the opportunity for enhancing technical skills," said David B. Low, the national intelligence officer for transnational threats. "There is even, under the best scenario, over time, the likelihood that some of the jihadists who are not killed there will, in a sense, go home, wherever home is, and will therefore disperse to various other countries

As Dave Johnson notes:

Power Line quoted a recent column calling Democrats "covert enemies ... in our midst" and went on to write that Democrats and liberals are "a segment of our society that wields great power and wishes its own country great ill. I would only add that these liberals want us to lose, not just in some small corner, but with their whole hearts; in fact, our defeat is the only thing they whole-heartedly work for."

This type of writing is devoid of anything remotely sane, but is embraced by the Bush cultists. Hinderaker's post backs up all the elements of the authoritarian movement that John Dean captured in his new book "Conservatives Without Conscience." Bush keeps some pretty fine company indeed.

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